Nigerian Government has sent her condolences to the Government of Indonesia over the earthquake on the Island of Lombok, near Loloan village on Sunday night.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, expressed the sympathy when the Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Harry Purwanto, visited him in Abuja on Tuesday.

“On behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria, we expressed our sincere condolences to the government and people of Indonesia on the earthquake that occurred in that country.

“We remember your people in our thoughts and our prayers.

“We extend our sympathy in this moment of pains to the people and the government of Indonesia, we wish you strength and fortitude at this hour of pains,” he said.

Purwanto, in his response, expressed gratitude to the Federal Government and the minister in particular for identifying with his country at the moment of pains.

Source: Naija News

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